Today's mixed martial arts takes a certain kind of individual to stand out and succeed.
No longer does one elite discipline supersede the rest. No longer does one attribute dictate perennial greatness.
Instead, fighters need to be equipped from head to toe. This includes their ability to work the mic.
While nobody in the near future is going to match the overall precision on the mic that the likes of Chael Sonnen did, that doesn't mean they can't make progress.
Here are five fighters who can wal more
In this episode of UFC 175 Embedded, Ronda Rousey juggles media and eating, the fighters interact with fans at workouts, Chris Weidman works out at Zuffa headquarters, Alexis Davis talks strategy, and more. more
Matt Hughes, who now works as a VP of Athlete Development for the UFC, thinks Georges St-Pierre should just hang up the gloves for good.
Georges St-Pierre is still undecided whether he would eventually come back from his extended layoff or not, but a fellow long time UFC welterweight champion had some friendly advice for him. Matt Hughes spoke about St-Pierre, and despite now holding a VP job with the UFC, he thinks one of the promotion's biggest stars should just 'get out' and hang it up for go more
On the third episode of UFC 175 Embedded, Ronda Rousey shows that her multitasking skills are just as sharp as her fighting skills, Chris Weidman sneaks in a late-night workout, and the main card fighters conduct Open Workouts. more
In the latest episode of UFC 175 embedded, the fighters participate in UFC media day, Lyoto Machida juggles a soccer ball, the fighters squared off, Alexis Davis gets a visit from her family, Ronda Rousey has some real talk while cutting weight, and much more. more
In the fifth episode of UFC 175 Embedded, the fighters get ready for weigh-ins Friday evening. Chris Weidman hangs with his family before his weight cut, Ronda Rousey talks about what she'll do after the fight, Lyoto Machida watches the World Cup, and Dana White plays around with Isaiah Bird. more
For the stars of UFC 175, victory came at a cost. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey, and bantamweight standout Urijah Faber all received potential six-month medical suspensions in the wake of Saturday night's pay-per-view event, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Weidman fought hard 25 minutes against Lyoto Machida in night's headlining bout, and the wear and tear showed, as the New Yorker w more
The loss of UFC 176 in Los Angeles will be to UFC 177's gain a few hundred miles north in Sacramento. Bethe Correia vs. Shayna Baszler, which had been set for the now-canceled UFC 176, will move to UFC 177 on Aug. 30.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
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